July Open Thread

Here’s a place to dis­cuss pro­jects, ideas, events and mis­cel­lanea rele­vant to the world of effec­tive al­tru­ism that don’t need a whole post of their own!

Some news from the last month in effec­tive al­tru­ism:

  • Giv­ing What We Can reached its tar­get of 150,000 GBP in the fundrais­ing drive that finished yes­ter­day.

  • The Fu­ture of Life In­sti­tute has dis­tributed $7 mil­lion, mostly from Elon Musk, for keep­ing AI benefi­cial to hu­mans.

  • The Open Philan­thropy Pro­ject is hiring for pro­gram officers in fac­tory farm­ing and biose­cu­rity. MIRI is hiring for an office man­ager. CEA is also (I’m told) look­ing for an office man­ager.

The EA Fo­rum again had over 14 thou­sand ses­sions and its most ever! Great to have so much par­ti­ci­pa­tion!